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Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health Week - calling all parents!

Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019 in Public health news

As well as being Time to Talk Day today, it is also Children's Mental Health Week. This year it's all about taking steps to be healthy inside out.

Knife angel statue

Knife angel coming to Coventry

Published on Thursday, 14 February 2019 in Community and living news

A sculpture created from confiscated knives used to commit crimes is to go on display outside Coventry Cathedral.

Food safety valentines day

It's #EasyToAsk about food allergens this Valentine's Day

Published on Thursday, 14 February 2019 in Food safety news

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) have launched a campaign for Valentine’s Day, following the #easytoASK campaign which took place last summer.

Bee and bee Coombe Country Park

New hotel for bugs looking for seasonal stay

Published on Thursday, 14 February 2019 in Coombe Country Park news

Families are loving the new insect ‘hotel’ that has been built at Coombe Country Park.

Your views wanted on schemes for rented properties

Published on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 in Consultation and feedback news

If you live in Coventry and have a view about rented housing, the Council wants to hear your thoughts.

In the willows

In The Willows coming to the Belgrade Theatre soon

Published on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 in Services for schools news

A brand new musical based on The Wind in the Willows will be coming to the Belgrade Theatre between 20 – 23 March, 2019.

City of sport rl draw

Guildhall hosts cup draw

Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Two of Coventry’s sporting celebrities performed the draw for Rugby League’s Coral Challenge Cup – at the city’s historic St Mary’s Guildhall.

Illicit tobacco driver caught red handed

Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 in Trading standards news

A Coventry man has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment after being caught transporting illegal cigarettes between London and Coventry.

Council to report on balanced budget

Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2019 in Budgets and spending news

The Council is set to announce a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20.

Velo Birmingham

100 Miles, 5 days: Is your school up for the challenge?

Published on Friday, 08 February 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

For the first time ever, Vélo Birmingham & Midlands is launching the Vélo Schools 100 Challenge!

Arts Award - Special Offer for Coventry Primary Schools

Published on Friday, 08 February 2019 in Services for schools news

Take part in Discover in a Day with Culture Coventry Museums before the end of March 2019 for £5 per pupil.

Protection order proposal to help tackle crime

Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019 in Consultation and feedback news

West Midlands Police and Coventry City Council are hoping to gain support from councillors to consult on a possible Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day 2019

Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019 in Public health news

Today marks Time to Talk Day, which means we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health.

New DVLA campaign highlights consequences for drivers who evade vehicle tax

Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2019 in Business and licensing news

DVLA has launched a new advertising campaign targeting 12 areas in the country where vehicle tax evasion is highest.

Council inviting residents to find out more about flood prevention plans in Allesley

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019 in Environment and waste news

Coventry City Council, the Environment Agency and Warwickshire Wildlife Trust are inviting residents to find out more about flood prevention in the Butt Lane and Washbrook Lane area of Allesley.

Proposals shaping up to improve air quality in city

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019 in Environment and waste news

Coventry Councillors will be asked to back plans that will help to tackle air pollution in Coventry, as towns and cities across the country try to address Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) pollution.

Cash boost for city swimming pool

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

The new 50 metre swimming pool at the Alan Higgs Centre on Allard Way is set to benefit from a £1.5 million grant from Sport England.

Coventry sporting heroes to conduct Coral Challenge Cup third round draw

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Coventry, the 2019 European City of Sport and a RLWC2021 host venue, will stage the Coral Challenge Cup third round draw on Monday 11 February (6pm).

WM Travel

Consultation launched over plans to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses

Published on Monday, 04 February 2019 in Parking, travel and streets news

A consultation has today (Feb 4) been launched over plans to use new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses.

Cllr Meto Lakha's memorial tree

Memorial tree planted in honour of city’s first female Asian councillor

Published on Monday, 04 February 2019 in Council and democracy news

A tree has been planted in memoriam of the city’s first ever female Asian councillor and former Lady Mayoress, Meto Lakha.

Robot Day 2019

Published on Friday, 01 February 2019 in Services for schools news

Saturday 9 March 10am – 4pm Coventry Transport Museum

Velo Birmingham

Vélo Birmingham & Midlands launches brand new 42-mile route

Published on Friday, 01 February 2019 in Sports news

Today marks 100 days to go, before Velo Birmingham and Midlands gets underway on Sunday 12 May.

Goodgym

The gym where the whole community shares the gains

Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019 in Public health news

GoodGym Coventry offers a chance to get fit and help people in the community. People in Coventry can combine getting fit with doing good deeds, thanks to the innovative new fitness phenomenon, GoodGym.

Join the Fun Run

GoRun 5K Fun Run hits over 3,000 runners

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 in Leisure and culture news

The GoRun 5K Fun Run, part of the Festival of Running, has reached over 3,000 runners which is fantastic news for the city!

Prince Charles visits Drapers' Hall

City welcomes Prince of Wales

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 in Leisure and culture news

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales this week visited Drapers’ Hall and the London Electric Vehicle Company.

city celebrates world cup announcement

Coventry to host world sporting event

Published on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Coventry will be a host city when the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to England.

Time to Talk Day

Published on Monday, 28 January 2019 in Public health news

On Time to Talk Day, we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health.

Network maintenance weekend

Published on Friday, 25 January 2019 in Services for schools news

ICT services will be performing network maintenance on Sunday 10th February between 8:00 and 17:00 which will affect schools internet access.

Chris Whitty visit to Coventry

Chief Scientific Adviser visits the City of Culture 2021

Published on Friday, 25 January 2019 in Public health news

One of the government’s top scientific advisers paid a visit to Coventry on Friday 18th January, to understand the public health challenges.

Homelessness support at the ready as low temperatures continue

Published on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 in Homelessness news

Coventry agencies are encouraging rough sleepers in the city centre to access local services, where food and shelter is being provided as winter takes hold.

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